That growth puts the country into the top 10 fastest average speeds at 18.7 megabits per second.
Akamai published the findings in its “State of the internet” report for the first quarter of 2017.
Americans enjoyed an average of 10.7 megabits per second (Mbps). That’s not terrible, necessarily, but is far slower than countries like the United Kingdom (a blazing 26 Mbps) and Germany (24.1 Mbps).
Of the 74 countries in the study, the U.S. came in 32nd, just behind Estonia but ahead of Luxembourg. On the upside, the U.S. came in first in North and South America.
The chart below shows where the U.S. stacks up against other big countries.